Today was a sad day for us.
We got up early, hooked up the trailer and headed away from South Dakota to Denver Int’l Airport to drop Mike off. (That was the sad part.) The kids and I cried for a good half an hour after dropping him off. We tried to figure out a way to keep him and tell Randy, his boss, he’s ours until the 13th of June. But we couldn’t come up with a good enough plan. So we reluctantly let him go.
I personally haven’t been in the Denver area in over 15 years. I was surprised all the wheat fields were gone and replaced by businesses and homes. Fifteen years ago, you had to drive forty minutes through wheat fields, after wheat fields, before you reached the airport… not anymore.
The kids and I had no particular plans from the time we dropped Mike off to when we pick him up in Albuquerque, New Mexico later in the month. A bummer for us was the darn weather! It wasn’t looking good in CO and in NM. Lots of thunderstorms wherever we went. So with the help of Google maps, we found a nice RV Park about 20 miles from Colorado Springs. It was so far out of town, there was no cell serve and what WiFi we had was sketchy at best. It even had a nice big sign on the door, “YOU’RE IN BEAR COUNTRY!”.
We plan to take it easy tomorrow.